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Kent’s Account of being Stocked

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Kent’s account in Act 2, Scene 4 of how he came to be put in the stocks does not quite correspond with the events as an audience would have experienced them two scenes earlier.

Which of the below from Kent’s narration would an audience consider inaccurate in light of Act 2, scene 2?

Select ALL that apply.

A

“Ere I was risen from the place that show'd / My duty kneeling, came there a reeking post.”

B

“[Oswald] deliver'd letters, spite of intermission.”

C

“[Regan and Cornwall] summon'd up their meiny, straight took horse; / Commanded me to follow, and attend / The leisure of their answer.”

D

“Having more man than wit about me, [I] drew.”

E

“[Oswald] raised the house with loud and coward cries.”